A group of Gulf Coast mayors erupted Saturday, blaming BP for letting the Gulf oil spill come ashore. But on Sunday, Obama's man in charge said it was federal coordinators' responsibility. The exchange laid bare a still-misunderstood chain of command for onshore operations.
06/06/2010 02:39 pm
BP reported Sunday that its containment cap is now collecting 420,000 gallons a day, saying that was a 'majority' of the oil. But the flow rate in the Gulf oil spill is still uncertain, and BP has failed to live up to its optimistic predictions in the past.
06/06/2010 09:30 am
Pensacola Beach will welcome the opening of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Hotel next week. Buffett said the oil spill will not delay the opening.
06/05/2010 05:25 pm
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There will be many eyes checking out the inaugural flight of the private Falcon 9 rocket Friday, launching from Florida.
06/04/2010 12:02 pm
Peruvian police say they expect Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the murder of a Peruvian college student, to be in their custody by this weekend. The victim's father, Ricardo Flores, is a businessman with close ties to the Peruvian police.
06/04/2010 09:12 am
Chile police have detained Joran van der Sloot, a Dutch poker player and a prime suspect in the death of a woman in Peru. Van der Sloot was also a suspect in the 2005 disappearance of American tourist Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
06/03/2010 03:10 pm
A computer model suggests that the spreading BP oil spill could travel around the Florida peninsula and enter the Atlantic Ocean.
06/03/2010 02:23 pm
The US Coast Guard announced Thursday that, as a part of the oil spill clean-up, BP will start to funnel oil and gas to the surface of the Gulf of Mexico after successfully cutting a leaking oil pipe on the sea floor.
06/03/2010 02:03 pm
Authorities were searching the country's dry, sparsely populated northern provinces for Joran van der Sloot.
06/03/2010 01:08 pm